Quintilian as educator : selections from the Institutio oratoria of Marcus Fabius Quintilianus / translated by H.E. Butler. Edited with introduction and notes by Frederick M. Wheelock.

Author
Quintilian [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, Twayne Publishers [1974]
Description
162 pages portrait 21 cm.

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Subject(s)
Translator
Editor
Writer of introduction
Writer of added commentary
Series
Twayne's world leaders series [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Life of Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
  • Outline of Greek education
  • Outline of Roman education
  • Purpose and nature of Roman education
  • Influence and tradition of Quintilian
  • Bibliography
  • Letter to his publisher
  • Book I, preface
  • Book I, chapters i-xii (elementary and secondary education )
  • Book II, chapters i-xiii, xvi, xix, and xxi (higher education )
  • Book III, excerpts from chapter i (origin and types of oratory)
  • Book IV, excerpts from chapter ii (excellence in communication of facts)
  • Book VIII, excerpts from preface and chapter ii (vocabulary enrichment and clearness in style)
  • Book X, excerpts from chapters i, iii, iv, v, vii (reading and writing)
  • Book XI, excerpts from chapter ii (memory)
  • Book XII, excerpts from chapters i, ii, and xi (the character of the ideal orator)
LCCN
73014903
OCLC
703072
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